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. >>> it is 6:04. supreme court watchers are awaiting a decision on gay marriage in california. anne makovec in san francisco with what could come down from a high court later today. ann, good morning. >>> good morning, if the u.s. supreme court decides not to take on the prop 8 case, same sex marriages could resume here in california as soon as the u.s. court of appeals says that they should resume. that is the court that said prop 8 was uncon city i -- unconstitutional earlier this year. but today, the supreme court is scheduled to discuss whether or not it will review the constitutionality of prop 8. that is the ban on same sex marriage california voters approved in 2008. so if the court decides to take on the issue, there would be an argument scheduled next year. >> there will then be an argument scheduled sometime in march probably, possibly april. and the case will be decided by the end of june. >> reporter: the court is also taking on several defense of marriage act cases from other parts of the country. if it decides not to take up prop 8, there's a possibility same sex marriages cou
river in california, nevada, is over, as well. the storm turned out to be colder than expected turning a lot of the rain to snow and dropping snow levels down to 7,000 feet. truckee river is now expected to crest below flood stage. >>> the good news is i think we are getting a break from all this weather. >> yeah. no rain today. we are going to get some showers during the week but nothing like over the weekend. >> no. i mean, those were amazing totals we saw from the storms, almost 16" in some of the mountains around the bay area. you can see why all the rivers are full. but the good news is they are going to stay within their banks. right now a much-needed break outside. still a lot of clouds out there. it's chilly in spots, too, down to 39 degrees right now in santa rosa. 45 in san jose. 49 in san francisco and 42 degrees in concord. here's the storm sweeping through yesterday. what a storm it was. some of the gusts there 50 and 60 miles per hour. not to mention all that rain. but now high pressure building in behind the system means we are going to dry things out at least for a day.
of shaking going on in southern california. the cbs 5 seismograph recorded the quake that hit off the coast baja, california at 2:36 this morning. the usgs has revised magnitude to 6.3. no word of damage and there was no tsunami warning but a lot of folks in southern california woke up and said, what's going on? >> 6:02. bundle up because it's freezing in some parts of the bay area. >> i have a question >> what is colder right now, outside or the cbs 5 studios? >> let's ask lawrence. it feels like in here -- >> it's freezing in here. >> i am perfectly warm today. i think it's just working with you guys. [ laughter ] >> oh. >> yeah. >> that's cold. >> that's real mean. >> sorry about that. hey, folks, looks like we have some cold temperatures showing up outside. frost advisories in the east bay but now the storm clouds starting to roll in and that's starting to warm up the temperatures a little bit. seeing some of those showers most of it off the coastline but now you can see some rainfall making its way into parts of the north bay along the 101. watch out for that. you have may just brief
and california senator dianne feinstein has a bill in the works. >> it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively but prospectively and it will ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than 10 bullets. >> senator joe manchin of west virginia a member of the national rifle association says it is time to discuss gun policy and move toward action on gun regulation. later this morning, new york mayor michael bloomberg will make a gun violence announcement. >>> of course people attending religious service have been trying to make sense of the events in connecticut even as they pray for the victims. parishioners gathered at st. mary's cathedral yesterday in san francisco. some people are feeling anger and other emotions that lead them to question their faith. >> our faith is shaken occasionally but that's why it's so important to have a strong faith and to remain consistent in our faith in good times so that when difficult times such as these come about, we can fall back and rely on that faith. >> and church leaders at st. mary's say of
invasion along 12 miles of northern california beaches. thousands of squid washed up on the monterey shore stranded from aptos to watsonville. some of people tried to put them back in the water but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing the bizarre phenomenon says the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often. so it might just be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are just trying to get away and don't realize that if they swim towards the shore, they're going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers think the juvenile squid may have eaten toxic algae causing them to be disoriented and swim on the beach. also, el nino weather patterns may have drawn them to cooler waters of northern california. >> 6:06. hope you enjoyed the last couple of days because the weather is achangin'. >> that's what lawrence says. >>> chance of rainfall returning even snow on our local mountains tomorrow. mostly clear skies right now and chilly temperatures although we are seeing some fog in some of the north bay
of pollock pines. the california department of water resources says there's been a 140% increase in this year's snowpack. >>> here in the bay area it wasn't a white christmas, it was a wet one. we saw heavy rainfall from time to time yesterday throughout the day. at times the rain came down at the rate of .2" an hour and in santa rosa the rain just hasn't stopped in nearly a month. up there in sonoma county, they have gotten 15 inches of rain since november 28th. that's more than a foot of rain in just four weeks. and the threat of more flooding is causing concerns along san fransesquito creek on the peninsula. a new layer of sandbags is on the levee along the creek in east palo alto. there's already been flooding from verbena to daphne way. some homes were evacuated after water seeped through a levee. >> we had to leave everything behind. >> we had a bad christmas so we're ready to move on. >> there is one home that's still vacant because water do into electrical outlets making it too dangerous to occupy. east palo alto is working to fix it including increasing the creek as capacity to carry
as diane fine stein of california promises to introduce legislation. the head of the nra put the blame on violent video games. >> it hasn't worked. diane fine stein had her ban, and columbine occurred. >> hundreds of gun control advocates protested yesterday in new york and other cities. >>> some in congress on sunday on reaching a deal for the white house to avoid reaching the fiscal cliff. the president and congress on christmas vacation. it will be thursday before talks resume to try and prevent the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts from taking effect january the 1st. andrew spencer with the very latest from washington. >> reporter: some republican lawmakers say president wants the country to fall over the cliff. >> we were going over the cliff before. that's what the president wants. >> john boehner failed to get vets in on thursday. that would have raised taxes on people earning more than a million dollars a year. on friday speaker painer and the president left with no deal, each making a parting pitch. >> i asked leaders of congress to work toward a package that prevents a t
he was quincy and e.. actor jack klugman died yesterday in california. he drove felix you thinker crazy for five seasons in the early '70s tv show "the odd couple." he was 90er use old and passed away at his home. >>> some of them don't even know it yet but dozens of former california prison inmates got pardons on this holiday. governor brown issued the pardons to 789 convicted fell -- 79 convicted felons who have done their time and been crime free now for at least decade. most were convicted of drug offenses and that includes ken benedict who got involved with a bad crowd 20 years ago. >> christmas eve, you know to find this out. what a gift. you know to finally have some closure to you know a long story that you know i did something dumb when i was younger. >> well, he was in prison ben digit joined an -- benedict joined an inmate fire crew. he actually saved a boy's life in a malibu fire in 1992. he was now a school vol fear and is engaged to be married and has his life back on track. >>> time now 6:08. still ahead, santa goes "gangnam style." >> of course he did in a snafu st
the state, more than 200 fewer than last year. accidents killed 9 people in california, down from 12 in the same period a year ago. and as elizabeth mentioned, local transit agencies are offering an alternative to driving tonight. caltrain will offer free rides after 11 tonight for passengers riding south from san francisco. muni will offer free rides from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. in san jose and silicon valley all vta bus and light rail will be free between 6 p.m. and 4 a.m. bart will extend its service until 3 a.m., but no free rides. so you have to pay for bart. >> yeah. be smart. >> yes. >>> the new year has already arrived in sydney, australia [ explosions ] >> take it in. this is video from just over an hour ago. the celebration featured fireworks displays over the harbor bridge and opera house. the party now continues moving west across the globe. it ends tonight in the united states and hawaii and we are how many hours away? >> i don't know how many. >> i don't know. >> i'm not good at math. >> it's creeping up on us. >>> time now 6:11. emergency in the sky. the scare for passengers
on a week lon strike at two southern california ports. 800 members at the port of los angeles and long beach have been working without a contract for two years. the clerks don't handle cargo but dock workers are refusing to cross picket lines forcing a shutdown of those terminals. the strike is costing the u.s. up to $1 billion a day and it could delay shipments of holiday gift merchandise. >>> president obama will host a group of governors today to talk about the upcoming "fiscal cliff." this is after they rejected a count proposal from congressional republicans. that plan promises to trim $2.2 trillion over 10 years and includes $900 billion in entitlement cuts, two-thirds of that from healthcare. it also offers $800 billion in new tax revenues but only if the money comes from tax reform and not from raising rates on the wealthy. and that's where the stalemate is stuck. >>> rates have to rise and republicans need to acknowledge that. that's the only way to get from here to there. >> the white house says the plans fails the balance test. tax hikes and spending cuts will automatically kick i
through california. it looks like most of the stormy weather now headed eastward. we'll dry things out over the next couple of days. really the main weather concern over the next few days will be some of that dense fog late night and early-morning hours. outside skies are mostly cloudy, mild temperatures, 50s across the board, 56 degrees in san jose. 54 in san francisco. and 56 in livermore. i think as we head toward the afternoon we'll find some partly cloudy skies, 60s into much of the south bay. heading to the east bay may take longer for the low clouds and fog it break up. so plan on upper 50s and low 60s. and then inside the bay, you will find about 60 degrees in oakland. 59 in san francisco. and about 59 degrees also in sausalito so warr weather is on the way in time for the weekend. more coming up. >> thank you. >>> a deadly fire is under investigation here in san francisco in the ingleside heights neighborhood. fire started about 8:30 last night at the home on saint charles avenue. one person was found dead inside that home. >>> a lot of questions this morning about pleasant hi
to rising ocean levels. >> the california king tides help to us visualize the dramatic tidal reefs that we're already experiencing. >> reporter: king tides are not caused by global warming. they are caused by gravity. the earthed, moon and sun in position to cause the high tides. they are trying to get pictures from ordinary citizens of where the water is the highest. so if you want to join them, you can find out more information on our website, cbssf.com. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> electrical problems triggered an out as last night at 7 p.m. on the bay bridge the second time in the last couple of weeks. traffic continued to flow, no trouble. lights went out on the bridge you may recall about 13 days ago. caltrans blamed that outage on some stormy weather. >>> those affected by last month's mud slide in daly city can start filing for damage claims today. city officials say it will cost almost one million dollars to restore that hillside that slid into the streets below. price tag will also include fixing a broken water pipe that led to the mud slide in the first place
new details on a campus lockdown in southern california. police are still trying to find two robbery suspects this morning. at least one was last seen running on the cal state fullerton campus. that prompted a lockdown that lasted 8 hours last night. the suspect was never found but the lockdown was lifted just before midnight. now, the suspects were wanted for robbery in a shooting earlier at a jewelry store. they were chased through three counties before crashing near the fullerton campus. now, three of the five suspects are under arrest. one of them you will see ran out on the baseball diamond where the l.a. police chief was at a toy giveaway at the time. the suspect gave up when he saw the police officers. >>> the oakland police department avoids a federal takeover although it could happen. instead a federal judge has ordered a compliance director to keep track of reforms in the department. that person will help opd implement reforms required by the settlement of a 12-year-old civil rights lawsuit. >>> politics is not the only battle governor brown is fighting these days. the 74-y
. if you are doing any traveling around northern california we are getting a lot of reports of fog in the central valley so sacramento, may see delays by sacramento airport. by the way, sfo no delays at all, not expecting any throughout the day. it's looking good over by san bruno. lake tahoe good day to make a trip out towards the mountains. it's free and clear. only chain requirements now on highway 50, interstate 80 no need to bring those chains. but once again, tomorrow could be a different story. highs later on this afternoon mainly in the low to mid-50s. 52 in milpitas. 54 mountain view. kind of a similar story for the east bay numbers. looks like 52 in concord, 50 out in antioch and brentwood and closer to the bay hugging the bay warmer, berkeley, alameda looking at low it mid- 50s. sausalito and kentfield 52 by this afternoon. here's your forecast over the next several days. dry today and then that unsettled weather returns friday into saturday. by friday afternoon, that's when we get hit with wet weather and then we are drying out sunday through new year's day so if you ha
. >> it is more than a little bit chilly by california standards anyway. elizabeth will put some numbers to that. hey, elizabeth. >> good morning. it's anything but hot outside. we have been saying the word cold a lot this morning. i need my thesaurus to come up with a different term. any way you say it, it is quite chilly out there. we have freeze warnings posted for parts of the north bay frost advisories for everywhere else but especially the east santa clara valleys and along the bay. we are talking about 20s to mid- 30s in the coldest spots. temperatures out the door now. we have deep blue forming meaning it's cold especially up in napa. santa rosa 28 degrees as well as in fairfield. east bay valleys livermore coming in below freezing now and it's been that way overnight. san francisco a little warmer at 41. but obviously, it is chilly everywhere you go. grab a jacket. by this afternoon, we are going to warm things up to about the low to mid-50s so similar to what we saw yesterday. we are going to see some sunshine but you will notice the temperatures are slightly below average for this tim
in california. governor jerry brown is calling for a moment. silence at 9:30 this morning statewide. >> all right. >>> i realize after that it is very hard to get back into what's happening in day-to-day life. remember robert frost when his wife died, he said i know one thing about life, it goes on. and, you know, it will for us, as well. but things we're looking at this morning is a weather system coming in from the north. going to have an effect on us want to make sure we keep you safe through that. so let's get the latest with lawrence karnow. >> we do have some heavy rainfall that's now sliding into the north bay. this is a slow-moving storm system, as many as 4-plus inches in some of the north bay mountains and santa rosa over an inch of rain. you can see on our high-def doppler radar, some of the yellows and oranges already, let's take new for a closer look and you will see plenty of rain just about everywhere you go along the 101 if you are traveling in the north bay, watch out for pockets of some heavy rainfall. this is going to be on and off throughout the morning. and a whole sys
. >>> a southern california man is doing his part to help the people of newtown. he footed the bill for 100 cups of coffee from the town's general store. he is a 911 operator in the northridge area. after making his donation, he we had to the store's number so others started doing the same. now on social media, people are asking others to do 20 random acts of kindness. that's for the 20 children that were killed. >> good idea. >>> 6:20 there. coming up another sf giant has reunder for 2013. >> plus, the titans chris johnson lets his shoes do the talking and the walking. his incredible run that's earned our play of the day, coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, japan by the oakland a's. s >>> good morning. we are waking up to clearing skies and temperatures dropping all across the bay area. look at concord, 37 degrees. 36 degrees in santa rosa. when will the rain head back to the bay area? we'll tell you. your seven-day forecast is coming up. >>> and the metering lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. big backup also because of a stalled vehicle at the toll plaza as well blocking lanes. troubles
by this afternoon. already raining in far northern california. we continue to time it out. you can see the clouds rolling in and then early afternoon, between 1:00, 2:00, that's when we first start to see the system hit the bay area first in the north bay and then scattered showers throughout the day. it's going to be light. there are some moderate cells in there, too. we are thinking about a half inch or less across the bay area. but it's going to be wet so bring an umbrella. so if you are doing any traveling towards lake tahoe, this is a great day to do it. no chain requirements right now on interstate 80 or highway 50. dry in sacramento, once again this is that rain and cold temperatures in eureka and ukiah. cold as well not quite as cold as there but we are going to see low to mid-50s across the bay area. and then, the sunshine returns for sunday. another chance of rain monday. tuesday for new year's day, we're clear. and then showers return to wet weather once again on wednesday. kind of a mixed bag throughout the course of the week. that's a check of your traffic and weather. back to you gu
, this is a pretty good day to do it, dry across the sacramento valley. wet in far northern california, though. nice and dry in the high country where they could see maybe two to five feet of snow over the weekend. all right. as we look to our computer model we have the slow-moving cold front diving into the bay area working its way ever so slowly in our direction and overnight tonight, kind of stalling out in toward tomorrow morning so some heavy rainfall expected tomorrow morning and some strong gusty winds, as well. so enjoy the day today. should stay dry. the temperatures are going to be a little cool in the mid- to upper 50s and by the afternoon it looks like more clouds on the way. possible showers developing in the north bay. more rain on and off through the weekend. looking to be dry though on christmas day, guys. back to you. >> thank you. nothing compared to what's happening in the midwest. >>> the national weather service has issued a blizzard warning for much of the central part of the country. it's in effect until early tomorrow. as we look live at kansas city, in colorado interstate 70
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